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On the News: Physical Therapy takes on Super Bowl LIII

The Super Bowl is a once-a-year event that provides endless material for commentators and fans to dissect. As Super Bowl LIII stretched into its final quarter on Sunday, it seemed to have been unanimously declared “the most boring Super Bowl ever,” with a final score of 13-3 making it the lowest-scoring championship match in professional football history.

Posted:  February 7, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Sonali Shah, speech-language-pathologist in training

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Sonali Shah, a student in the Master of Arts in Speech-Language Hearing program, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  February 1, 2019

On the News: Making successful New Year's resolutions

New Year ResolutionsThe start of a new year can feel like a good opportunity to reset unhealthy behaviors. But while many people will resolve to “exercise more” or “eat healthy” in the new year, evidence suggests that most will have abandoned these resolutions by early February. With the end of January 2019 nearing, we asked faculty members at the College of Public Health to weigh in on popular resolutions.

Posted:  January 30, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Samir Holliday, certified psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo below for a portrait of Samir Holliday, a certified psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner, or read on for the full interview.

 

 

Posted:  January 24, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Jessica Demarchis, yoga and meditation therapist

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo below to hear from Jessica Demarchis, a yoga and meditation therapist, or check out all of the portraits so far

 

Posted:  January 17, 2019

Tripicchio named winner in first phase of challenge to prevent childhood obesity

A new project by Gina Tripicchio, assistant professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, was selected as one of 10 winners in the first phase of the Using Technology to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Low-Income Families and Communities Challenge by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Posted:  January 17, 2019

'Circles' could offer promising outcomes after incarceration for people with serious mental illness

In the United States, adults with a serious mental illness make up a disproportionate number of inmates in prisons. While an estimated 10.4 million American adults have a serious mental illness—4.2 percent of the general population—people with a serious mental illness comprise 16 percent of the prison population.

Posted:  January 16, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Innocent Tumwebaze, postdoctoral research fellow

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo below to hear from Innocent Tumwebaze, a research fellow in the Water, Health and Applied Microbiology Lab, or check out all of the portraits so far

 

Posted:  January 10, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Molly Beiting, researcher and speech-language pathologist

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo below to hear from Molly Beiting, a researcher and speech-language-pathologist, or check out all of the portraits so far

Posted:  January 3, 2019

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